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John Ford
John Ford.jpg
Oklahoma State Senate District 29
Incumbent
In office
2004-Present
Term ends
November 23, 2016
Years in position 10
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$38,400/year
Per diem$147/day
Elections and appointments
Last election2012
First elected2004
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limits12 years total in state legislative chambers
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Tulsa, 1968.
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
John Ford is a Republican member of the Oklahoma State Senate, representing District 29. He was first elected to the Senate in 2004. He currently serves as Assistant Majority Floor Leader. He previously served as Majority Caucus Leader.

Biography

Ford earned a B.S. in Business Administration/Management from the University of Tulsa in 1968. Prior to serving as state senator, Ford worked at Phillips Petroleum Company for a total of 34 years.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Ford served on the following committees:

Oklahoma Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations
Business and Commerce
Education, Chair
Finance
Rules

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Ford served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Ford served on the following committees:

Election History

2012

See also: Oklahoma State Senate elections, 2012

Ford ran in the 2012 election for Oklahoma Senate District 29. Ford ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 26. He was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

2008

Ford raised $82,607 [3] for this campaign, in which he ran unopposed.[4]

2004

On November 2, 2004, Ford was elected to Oklahoma Senate District 29.[5]

Ford raised $98,803 for his campaign.[6]

Oklahoma Senate District 29
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png JOHN FORD (R) 20,849
ALAN GENTGES (D) 11,309

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2008

Below are Ford's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:

Contributor 2008 total
Aubrey K. McClendon (Energy & Natural Resources) $5,000
Cherokee Nation $5,000
Robert I. Hartley (Energy & Natural Resources) $5,000
Chesapeake Energy $5,000
Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association $2,000

Personal

Ford is married to Mary and has two children: Jennifer and Jack. They currently reside in Bartlesville, Oklahoma.

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